Damian Lillard Sr Biography, Age, Family, Net

Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Weber State Wildcats and earned third-team All-American honours in 2012. After being selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the sixth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, Lillard was unanimously voted the NBA Rookie of the Year. Nicknamed Dame Time for his history of making big shots in the clutch, he has received seven NBA All-Stars and seven All-NBA Team selections, the only player in Trail Blazers franchise history to do so. In October 2021, Lillard was honoured as one of the league’s greatest players of all time by being named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. He also won a gold medal on the 2020 U.S. Olympic team in Tokyo.

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Lillard with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2021
Milwaukee Bucks
Position Point guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born July 15, 1990 (age 33)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school
  • Arroyo
    (San Lorenzo, California)
  • St. Joseph Notre Dame
    (Alameda, California)
  • Oakland
    (Oakland, California)
College Weber State (2008–2012)
NBA draft 2012: 1st round, 6th overall pick
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012–2023 Portland Trail Blazers
2023–present Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
  • 7× NBA All-Star (2014, 2015, 2018–2021, 2023)
  • All-NBA First Team (2018)
  • 4× All-NBA Second Team (2016, 2019–2021)
  • 2× All-NBA Third Team (2014, 2023)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (2013)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2013)
  • NBA 75th Anniversary Team
  • NBA Teammate of the Year (2021)
  • NBA Three-Point Contest champion (2023)
  • Third-team All-American – AP, NABC (2012)
  • 2× Big Sky Player of the Year (2010, 2012)
  • Big Sky Freshman of the Year (2009)
  • 3× First-team All-Big Sky (2009, 2010, 2012)
  • No. 1 retired by Weber State Wildca

Using the stage name Dame D.O.L.L.A., Lillard has enjoyed moderate success as a rapper. His first studio album, The Letter O (2016), charted on the Billboard 200, while his second and third albums, Confirmed (2017) and Big D.O.L.L.A. (2019), placed on the indie charts. In 2021, he released a fourth album, Different On Levels The Lord Allowed.

Short Bio

Also Known As Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr.

Age: 33 Years


Father: Houston Lillard

Mother: Gina Lillard

Basketball Players American Men

Height: 6’2″ (188 cm), 6’2″ Males

Notable Alumni: Weber State University

Grouping Of People: Black Baseball Players

U.S. State: California

City: Oakland, California

Education: Weber State University

Awards: NBA Rookie Of The Year Award
Big Sky Conference Men’s Basketball Player Of The Year
Big Sky Conference Men’s Basketball Player Of The Year.

Personal life

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Lillard posing with fans in July 2012

Lillard wears jersey number No. 0, representative of the letter ‘O’ and his journey in life; from Oakland to Ogden, and now Oregon. Lillard is a Christian; he has a tattoo on his left arm of Psalms 37:1–3. Lillard’s sister, LaNae, attended Lakeridge High School. His brother Houston, who earned a football scholarship to Southeast Missouri State after playing football at the junior college level at Laney College, is an Indoor Football League quarterback. In the 2020–21 season, he became teammates of his cousin, Keljin Blevins.

On March 29, 2018, Lillard had his first child, a son named Damian Jr. They live in the affluent Portland suburb of West Linn. Lillard established a RESPECT Program to help high school kids in the Portland metro area graduate.

In 2012, Lillard signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Adidas. In 2014, Lillard negotiated a new contract with Adidas potentially worth $100 million over 10 years. Lillard has a signature shoe line with Adidas, the “Adidas Dame”. In 2017, Lillard signed a sponsorship deal with Powerade, a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Company. Lillard also has endorsement deals with Spalding, Panini, Foot Locker, JBL, Biofreeze and Moda Health. In 2019, Lillard also became one of several NBA players to sign a contract with Hulu to promote the streaming service’s new campaign of adding live sports to their repertoire.

Lillard revived the Never Worry Picnic in Brookfield Park after his standout rookie season in 2013. The East Oakland event was discontinued when he was at age 12.

In 2020, Lillard, along with longtime friend and business partner Brian Sanders, became co-owner of a Toyota dealership, now known as Damian Lillard Toyota, in McMinnville, Oregon.

In January 2021, Lillard had his second and third child after his fiancée Kay’La Hanson gave birth to twins, a daughter named Kali and a son named Kalii. In September 2021, Lillard married Hanson.

Damian Lillard’s Net worth

Damian Lillard, an American professional basketball player has a net worth of $100 million. Damian and the Trail Blazers agreed to a two-year, $122 million contract deal on July 8, 2022. The agreement will have an average annual salary of $61 million. In 2012, when he originally signed with the Blazers, his relationship with Adidas officially began. He reportedly obtained a new $100 million 10-year contract with Adidas two years later. Lillard’s personal Adidas shoe is the Adidas Dame and his other endorsements include Panini, Powerade, Spalding, Foot Locker, JBL, Biofreeze, Moda Health, and Hulu. Forbes estimates that he earns around $14 million from his endorsements. He also earns from the albums he released as Dame D.O.L.L.A.

High school career

Lillard began his high school career at Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, California, and joined the varsity starting lineup as a 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) freshman. He sought to transfer when his coach did not return to the team. For his sophomore year, Lillard transferred to St. Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda, California, the same private school that had produced former NBA point guard Jason Kidd; but by year’s end, a lack of playing time prompted Lillard to transfer schools yet again. He went on to play for coach Orlando Watkins at Oakland High School, where he was First Team All-League his junior and senior years. Over his junior campaign, Lillard averaged 19.4 points a night. As a senior, he averaged 22.4 points and 5.2 assists per game while leading the Oakland Wildcats to a 23–9 record.

College career

As a freshman at Weber State, Lillard averaged 11.5 points per game and was named the Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year and first-team All-Big Sky. In his sophomore year, he raised his scoring average to 19.9 points per game and led the Wildcats to the conference championship. At the end of the season, Lillard was named Big Sky Player of the Year as well as honourable mention All-American by the Associated Press. In 2010–11, Lillard led the Big Sky in scoring with 19.7 points per contest before suffering a foot injury ten games into the season that forced him to take a medical redshirt and sidelined him for the rest of the year. As a redshirt junior, Lillard averaged 24.5 points and led the nation in scoring throughout most of the year but ended up finishing second to Oakland University’s Reggie Hamilton. On December 3, 2011, against San Jose State, Lillard scored a college career-high 41 points, including a game-clinching three-point play to give Weber State a 91–89 double-overtime win. At the end of the year, he was named to his third first-team all-conference selection and won his second Big Sky Player of the Year award. Lillard was also a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award. Widely regarded as the top point guard prospect in the country, Lillard decided to skip his senior season to enter the 2012 NBA draft. He finished his college career as the No. 2 scorer in Weber State history (1,934 points) and the No. 5 scorer in Big Sky history. He completed his degree in professional sales from Weber State University in May 2015.

Professional career

Portland Trail Blazers (2012–2023)2012–13 season: Rookie of the Year

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Lillard attempts a jump shot over Draymond Green with the Trail Blazers in January 2013.

Lillard was selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. In the season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers on October 31, Lillard recorded 23 points and 11 assists to join Oscar Robertson and Allen Iverson as the only players in NBA history with at least 20 points and 10 assists in their NBA debut. In addition, his 11 assists were the most by an NBA rookie in his first game since Jason Kidd (11) in 1994, and the most ever by a Trail Blazer in his NBA debut. Lillard made a career-high 15 field goals and a Trail Blazer rookie-record seven 3-pointers on January 11 against the Golden State Warriors, where he finished with 37 points, six rebounds, and four assists. He became the first Trail Blazer to win an event at the NBA All-Star Weekend, winning the Skills Challenge. He also participated in the Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star weekend and finished with 18 points, three rebounds and five assists in a game-high 28 minutes. Lillard became the first NBA rookie to record 35 points, nine assists and zero turnovers in a game since turnovers became a stat in 1978–79 against the San Antonio Spurs on March 8. On April 10 against the Lakers, Lillard scored a season-high 38 points. He earned Western Conference Rookie of the Month honours for every month, becoming one of just eight players to sweep NBA Rookie of the Month honours since the inaugural award in 1981–82. He finished fifth in the NBA in 3-pointers made, 12th in points per game, tied for 16th in assists per game and tied for 23rd in free throw percentage. He was one of 10 NBA players to score 1,500 points, and he led all rookies in scoring (19.0 ppg), assists (6.5 apg), field goals (553) and free throws (271).

On January 12, 2023, Lillard scored a then-season-high 50 points in a 119–113 loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was his 15th career game with 50 or more points. He joined James Harden and Stephen Curry as the only three players over the past 10 seasons with 10 or more 50-point games. on January 23, Lillard hit his 2,283rd career three-pointer, passing Jason Terry for 7th on the NBA’s all-time list in the Blazers’ 147–127 against the San Antonio Spurs. In the following game on January 25, Lillard had a season-high 60 points, hitting nine 3-pointers, along with seven rebounds, eight assists and three steals in a 134–124 win over the Utah Jazz. He became just the fifth player in NBA history to score 60 points at least four times in the regular season, joining a group that includes Wilt Chamberlain (32), Kobe Bryant (6), James Harden (4) and Michael Jordan (4). Lillard also became the first player in NBA history with three career games of at least 60/5/5 and he posted the highest true shooting percentage ever in a 60-point game (.898). Additionally, he hit his 2,291st career three-pointer, surpassing Vince Carter for 6th on the NBA’s all-time list. On February 2, Lillard recorded his second career triple-double with 33 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists in a 125–122 win over the reigning champions Golden State Warriors. On February 18, Lillard won the Three-Point Contest. A day later, he scored the game-winning 3-pointer in the 2023 All-Star Game, giving Team Giannis their first All-Star Game victory against Team LeBron. On February 26, Lillard scored a career-high and Blazers franchise-high 71 points with a career-high and Blazers franchise-high 13 three-pointers made along with six rebounds and six assists in a 131–114 win against the Houston Rockets, becoming the eighth player in NBA history to score 70 or more in a single game. He also has 15 games with 50 or more points, sixth-most in NBA history. With his effort, Lillard became the first player in NBA history to score more than 70 points in under 40 minutes the only player on that elite list to score 70 over the age of 30, and the first to do so with 10 or more three-pointers. On March 6, Lillard logged his third career triple-double with 31 points, a season-high 13 rebounds, and 12 assists in a 110–104 win over the Detroit Pistons.

Milwaukee Bucks (2023–present)

On September 27, 2023, Lillard was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks as part of a three-team trade that sent Jrue Holiday, Deandre Ayton, Toumani Camara and a 2029 first-round draft pick to the Blazers, and Grayson Allen, Jusuf Nurkić, Nassir Little, and Keon Johnson to the Phoenix Suns. The Blazers also received the rights to swap first-round draft picks with Milwaukee in 2028 and 2030.

Awards and Achievements

Award/Accolade Year Team
6*NBA All-star 2014,2015,2018-2021 Portland Trail Blazer
All-NBA first-team 2018 Portland Trail Blazer
4*All-NBA second team 2016,2019-2021 Portland Trail Blazer
All NBA third team 2014 Portland Trail Blazer
NBA Rookie of the Year 2013 Portland Trail Blazer
NBA All-rookie first team 2013 Portland Trail Blazer
NBA Teammate of the Year 2021 Portland Trail Blazer
Third team all-American-AF, NABC 2012 Weber State Wildcats
2*Big sky player of the year 2010,2012 Weber State Wildcats

Music career

Lillard is a hip-hop artist and rapper by the name of Dame D.O.L.L.A., which stands for Different On Levels the Lord Allows. He began rapping mainly to hang out in the car of his cousin Eugene “Baby” Vasquez, who moved to Oakland from New York City in the early 1990s. Another big influence on Lillard’s rapping was his cousin Brookfield Duece, who had some success in the Oakland rap scene.He started a social media trend called “Four Bar Friday” in which he, and anyone who chooses to participate, submits a video of themselves rapping a small verse on Instagram every Friday with the hashtag #4BarFriday. In July 2015, he released his first full-length single, “Soldier in the Game”, via the online music streaming site SoundCloud. On October 21, 2016, Lillard released his debut album The Letter O. On October 6, 2017, Lillard released his second album Confirmed.  Lillard released his third album, Big D.O.L.L.A. on August 9, 2019, featuring guests Lil Wayne, Mozzy, and Jeremih. He now has his record label, Front Page Music, which includes Brookfield Duece in its roster. Lillard’s single “Kobe”, which was released in September 2020 and features Snoop Dogg and Derrick Milano, is part of the soundtrack for NBA 2K21 as a tribute to the late Kobe Bryant.

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